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Music & Hope: The Life of Alice Herz-Sommer

May 8th, 2017


When:
June 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
2017-06-23T19:30:00-06:00
2017-06-23T20:45:00-06:00
Where:
Sherbino Theater
604 Clinton St
Ridgway, CO 81432
USA
Cost:
10.00
Contact:
Sue Hillhouse
970-626-2970

Judy Winnick, a talented educator and presenter who has done first-person presentations for the Ouray County Historical Society, presents a one-woman show, “Music and Hope: The Life of Alice Herz-Sommer,” on Friday, June 23, 7:30 p.m. at the Sherbino Theater.

Judy Winnick as Alice Herz-Sommer

The show is based on the life of the world-renowned Jewish Czech concert pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, who performed over a hundred concerts for her fellow prisoners in Terezin concentration camp, offering them beauty and hope. Sponsored by the Ouray County Performing Arts Guild.

Admission is free for students and OCPAG members, and $10 for non-members. To reserve your free ticket, please send us an email

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ABOUT THE ACTRESS/SCHOLAR:

Judy Winnick

Judy Winnick portrays extraordinary women from WWII:

  • Irena Sendler: Angel of the Warsaw Ghetto
  • Miep Gies: A Beacon of Hope for Anne Frank and
  • Alice Herz-Sommer: Pianist, Sage, Holocaust Survivor

Judy says, “It is a privilege and an honor to portray these heroic women. They inspire me with their courage, humility and beautiful hearts. We must keep their memories alive.”

Judy is on the Colorado Humanities/Chautauqua Speakers Bureau and has performed internationally. During her teaching career she received one of Colorado’s Distinguished Teacher Awards.